Ken Morley has been removed from Celebrity Big Brother program for using racist language.
Coronation Street & Allo Allo star Ken Morley who played the supermarket boss Reg Holdsworth has become the second person to be removed from the Celebrity Big Brother program.
The actor was evicted by bosses for using offensive language, Channel 5 has stated today.
The decision was made after viewers complained about the actor calling 80’s soul singer Alexander O’Neal a “negro”.
Morley had previously been given a telling off by Bosses for making a string of “sexist” remarks about the female contestants in the Big Brother house.
Channel 5 stated: “Coronation Street’s Ken Morley has been removed from the Big Brother house for using offensive language following his formal warning.
This Tuesday’s eviction has been cancelled and lines have now closed. Anyone who has already voted will be able to apply for a full refund and details will be available on the Celebrity Big Brother house
The police have started an investigation and are now looking at recorded evidence of the incident.